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live tonight from gaza city as we have for the last two nights. a night in which there has been a lot of talk about a potential cease-fire or cooling-off period but if anything, what we have witnessed in the last several hours here in gaza city is a heating up. we saw some rockets being fired from gaza city and a series of very loud explosions throughout the city in a number of locations around the office building that we are broadcasting from tonight. i want to show you what occurred about an hour or so ago, about five blocks away from basically very close to a media center where we were earlier. this is what we saw. we were not recording sound so you're not going to hear sound, until the end of this. but a very loud blast, as you see right there, basically all of us ducked down in the office. we thought that was the end of it. neal, our cameraman, panned over and then a series of more explosions. turns out this was a number of government buildings that is what is said to have been hit. it's not clear if those are secondary explosions or if those are multiple rockets going into the b
city and israel as well. we'll have reports on both sides of the border, and i want to warn you, what you are about to see is very disturbing. this is what we witnessed from our own eyes from our vantage point here of what we saw in the last 24 hours here in gaza city and israel. take a look. day seven. talk of a cease-fire or time-out never materializes and the fire rages on. rockets continued to be fired from gaza, and massive explosions rock gaza city. >> i think it's pretty clear we're moving in the direction of -- i can hear shattering glass out there right now. the building just shook. of course, i was looking at the camera, so i didn't see where the blast took place. anybody see it? to the north of the building here. despite talk of cease-fire, it appears that the guns are still firing. >> cnn's ben wedeman during a live report. we rushed to the scene of the blast moments later. i'm told this house, this villa, belongs to a very wealthy man who is a member of fatah, who is not here. a wealthy banker and some local people here believe maybe somebody else was living in the house
of hell on yourselves. 40 minutes after the bus bombing, our cameras captured this explosion in gaza city. all the while there was a flurry of diplomating activity. secretary clinton met with palestinian authority mahmoud abbas in the west bank and benjamin net ya knetanahu in ca. let's go straight to fred pleitgen where sirens have been going off earlier. and joining us is ben wedeman in the gaza strip, gaza city. fred, what are you seeing now in ashkelon? >> reporter: >> from ted pleitgen, have the rockets stopped in ashkelon? >> reporter: the rockets, yes, have stopped in ashkelon. it was interesting, because up until about a minute before our broadcast began, there were still booms that were heard in the sky. and about ten minutes ago we had to run for cover in ashkelon. now it appears as though things are quiet. i can tell you from speaking to people here on the ground, they're telling us this he don't really believe in this cease-fire just yet at this point in time. folks that we're speaking to at this cafe who have been watching the speech of prime minister benjamin netanyahu say t
comprehensive coverage of this crisis in gaza. fred pleitgen is in ashkelon, ben wedemans in gaza city. ben wedeman, good morning, set the scene for me. >> reporter: yes, brooke, it was a noisezy night and we saw intense bombardment just behind where i'm standing. that was proceeded by increasing sort of mounting reports that a cease-fire was about to be announced or a period of calm. but it appears that there were problems within the israeli government that prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his foreign minister lieberman didn't see eye to eye with the defense minister who was leaning towards accepting this draft proposal sent by hamas via the egyptian government. so once it was clear that those efforts had sort of run into a brick wall, we saw an intensification of israeli air strikes and of course rocket fire out of gaza as well. one of the rockets, rather, one of the air strikes hit very close to the hotel where many journalists are staying right on the coast right next to the gaza city beach. now most recently within the last hour the house of a senior adviser to hamas, prime minist
? >>> and the likes of charlie brown and kermit and snoopy floating above new york city streets on this very early thursday morning. folks, it's macy's day thanksgiving parade time. >> a time-honored tradition. >> so exciting! >> another time-honored tradition is our jason carol, who's always along the parade route. welcome to "early start" and happy thanksgiving. i'm alina cho. >> good morning, i'm brooke baldwin. berman and zoraida both have the day off. it's 6:00 ones the east coast. good to be with you. we'll get back to the macy's thanksgiving day parade in just a moment. but we want to begin with something that many people around the world are really thankful for this morning. the cease-fire is holding between israel and gaza this morning. in gaza city, where so much blood spilled over the last eight days, palestinians are celebrating in the street. you can hear the horns honking, mosques were blaring, all the last several hours, israel and hamas agreeing to halt all acts of aggression against each other. the cease-fire deal brokered largely by president obama and mohamed morsi, apparently m >> the m23 rebel group in the democratic republic of congo has advanced into the city of goma. >> the u.s. has polled the rest of the staff from the city saved they control the airport in the city and peacekeepers would remain to protect civilians. >> u.s. troops on the ground have been supporting the government forces. >> neighboring rwanda is expected -- suspected of supporting the rebels but panic is spreading with many fearing an escalation into war. >> the battle was over. after days of clashes with government soldiers, hundreds of rebel fighters marched on the second-largest city meeting next to no resistance. the residents are angry. >> we feel abandoned by the government. >> we don't know what to do. >> the united nations peacekeepers are completely useless. they stood there and watched the rebels take over without putting up any resistance. >> we feel absolutely cheated. >> the remaining u.n. forces meant to protect the civilian population of from reprisal. most other european personnel have already left. they're fleeing and the fighting in the thousands. many have gone east cr
the only bullets flying in gaza are shots of celebration. crowds in cars froogd the streets of gaza city after the announcement. earlier today before the deal was done, there was new violence on both sides of the border. team fox coverage continues. david lee miller live in southern israel. david lee, it sounds like the cease-fire is holding at least for now. that's right. trace. it's a little more than five hours since the cease-fire got underway. it is quiet along the border except for the occasional southbound overhead of israeli drones. the scene there very different than hours ago when the cease-fire was announced. there was a barrage of rockets fired into israel. when it took effect, there was a heavy trickle if you will will of rockets. as many as one dozen. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is saying that depending on the outcome of the truce, israel is still going to consider the possibility of military action. >> i know there are citizens expecting a more severe military action and perhaps we shall need to do so. but at this time the right thing for israel is to use
>>> good evening. breaking news tonight. you're looking live at gaza city, a city on the edge. any hope of a quick cease-fire between israel and hamas appears to have gone. off another day of deadly attacks from both sides. president obama has dispatched secretary of state hillary clinton for closed door meetings. she stood side by side with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu tonight. >> in the days ahead, the united states will work with our partners here in israel and across the region toward an outcome that bolsters security for the people of israel, improves conditions for the people of gaza and moves toward a comprehensive peace for all people of the region. >> secretary clinton sits down with palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas and with egyptian president mohammed morsi tomorrow. i want to bring in cnn's wolf blitzer, who is live for us in jerusalem tonight, and anderson cooper and ben wedeman, both in gaza city. wolf, let me start with you if i may. a very tense day with claim and counterclaim coming almost on an hourly basis. there was going to be a cease-f
the past hour, there were several explosions in gaza city. let's get straight to our team there. >> obviously, looks like we're having a problem with that shot. we'll be getting there in just a moment. difficult to communicate with them, because of these rockets that have been going off. let's try again. let's go back there to ben. >> here in gaza. there were a few hours of relative quiet. but as we have seen within really the last 15 minutes, an intense attack on a building behind right where i am. it's a complex where we understand there are some government offices, and we understand from other palestinian sources that some of the security personnel who were vacated from other areas, other offices around gaza, may have been working out of that building. so certainly there was talk earlier this evening of the possibility of a cease-fire. hamas officials say, in fact, it would have been announced hours ago in cairo. clearly, that's not happening. there's no sign of a cease-fire. in fact, certainly, if you look -- if we go back over the last few hours, five or six hours, it's bee
is holding. in gaza city, where so much blood spilled over the last eight days, palestinians are celebrating in the streets. israel and hamas agreeing to halt all acts of aggression against each other. >> this cease-fire deal brokered largely over the phone. president obama and the president of egypt, mohamed morsi, apparently making a real connection to stop the carnage. i want to begin our coverage here of the very fragile truce with arwa damon live with us this morning in gaza city. arwa, i think i hear horns honking. is the celebration there continuing where you are? >> reporter: it is. although the crowds have tapered off a little bit. but it is pretty incredible when you look at the street down below us and compare it to what the situation was like 24 hours ago, when you would hardly see a single person outside and most of the shops were shut. you can see very close to where people were gathering, celebrating what they're calling a victory. just one of the many locations that were bombed during this most recent conflict. that was, in fact, a residential home. the israelis, when they st
city to speak with "democracy now!" correspond sharif abdel kouddous and host a debate between the jewish institute for national security affairs and the palestine center. then, will black friday give walmart a black eye? >> because we live in america and we work for the world's largest company and we're still not making it. >> because after choosing between paying my bills -- >> because i'm 52 years old and i cannot afford my own apartment on what i make a walmart. >> walmart workers across the country planning to stage unprecedented walkouts and protests on friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. violence continues to flare in the israeli assault on the gaza strip as a cease-fire remains out of reach. and breaking news, about 21 people have been wounded in a bus bombing near military headquarters in the israeli city of tel aviv. israeli police say two suspects threw a bomb on to the bus before fleeing the scene. the attack marks one of the worst inside
threatens to implode today's peace talks. a bomb rips apart a bus in tel aviv, israel's second largest city. 22 people injured and tensions rise again across the region. hamas praises the attack. it's not claiming responsibility. in gaza, streets are empty as civilians brace for the israeli response. so far, secretary of state hillary clinton, the challenge of brokering a cease fire, it grows even more daunting this morning. more on those diplomatic efforts in a minute. first the latest details on that bus attack. sara sidner is on the phone from tel aviv. what's the latest, sara? >> reporter: where the victims of this bus attack are. we know that now 22 people have been injured. some of those were inside the bus, some of the people were outside of the bus. there are two very serious injuries, both of them teenagers according to hospital officials here and they are doing surgery as we speak. what we dough do know is that so far doctors are saying that all the victims are expected to survive and the blast basically blew out all the windows in the bus about you dbut did not comp destroy the b
and in jerusalem and in israel. ben wedeman is in gaza city. frederick pleitgen is in ashkelon city. we begin with sara sidner at the scene of that bus explosion that happened just a little while ago in tel aviv. sara first of all describe for me how that looks right now. >> what has happened right now is the cleanup is under way. there are still tape up around the scene. we're very close to the defense department building, and the military headquarters, this is a bus that the number 61 bus, we know that it exploded, glass all around the bus was blown out. however the blast was not strong enough to knock out the ability for the bus to operate. and so we saw literally the bus -- someone in the bus drive the bus away, 15, 20 minutes ago. we know that there are several people injured. they were taken to a hospital. that is very, very nearby where this bus exploded. right now, police are telling us that they are still looking for potential suspects, we see a helicopter in the sky. there's been a lot of confusion, a lot of rumors, as to who may have done this. even rumors about an arrest. there wa
to the streets of the country's second largest city. there has yet to be an arrest. but it has serious consequences. the focus of the cease-fire talks in terms of rockets but also other activities from these militants around israel. gregg: what's the latest on the gaza offensive? >> reporter: the rockets keep coming out overnight. we had a number of rockets fired and 2 people died overnight. the israeli air force bombed one target they said was near the football stadium. there were a number of m munitis being held. that shows you how much weaponry there is in the gaza strip. also it shows you just how long the target list is. we are in day eight of this. so far there is 130 palestinians dead, many of them civilians, a number of them children. the other thing going forward is how the cease-fire talks work as this is going forward. secretary of state hillary clinton is in cairo. we talked of a cease-fire yesterday at this time and so far there has been no agreement. today's events have pushed off an agreement even further. gregg: leland vittert we'll check back with you. can secretary cl
that heralds the start of a new campaign. the bomb had been left under a seat. and predictably on a city center bus, there were many passengers. they became the many injured. the bus bombing came as they were cleaning up after a missile strike in a suburb of tel aviv. an air raid siren had saved the lives of the elderly couple who call this apartment home. bus bombings by compairosn are so terrifying because they come with no warning. this was the first such attack of its kind. this time round, only a ceasefire would give it any chance of being the last. >> woodruff: residents of gaza endured another barrage of air assaults today before the ceasefire was called. john ray of independent television news was on the ground in the territory today. >> reporter: after a week of air strikes, gaza has been pummeled by the most intense barrage yet. under the plumes of smoke and fire, there's a sports stadium israel claims is used to train terrorists. news of that terrorist attack in tel aviv was proclaimed from the minnerettes. sweets were handed out but the celebration soon gave way to worry about israe
to thanks giving is the macy's thanksgiving day parade. jay fwra gray is reporting from york city. >> reporter: hi, everyone. the parade is underway at this point. the excitement has been building and now it's out and on the streets. the balloons have the nets off and uncle sam is making his move. my favorite, spider-man, just behind him and getting ready to join the parade coming down and back onto the grounds here. there will be more than 900 clowns as a part of this parade. more than 40 floats. take a look down the street through some of this crowd and you can see one of the great float that is are here. there's also a very special float this year. one to honor the first responders to super storm sandy. of course, so many in the area affected by sandy. and we know that some of the survivors actually getting front row seats to be a part of the parade and watch all the action today, which is great. it can take their mind off what's been going on with the recovery still to come. a lot of people still have survivors and those lost in the storm on their minds this thanksgiving. a ve
gaza city resident saying the morning coffee even tastes different, feeling as if there's a brand new start. good morning and happy thanks giving, i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. >> and i'm iowansly err hart. secretary clinton is telling us the international community will do its to make things better for both sides. >> the united states will work with partners across the region to consolidate this progress, improve conditions for the people of gaza, provide security for the people of israel. gregg: leland vittert is live in southern israel with the latest. leland? >> reporter: good morning, gregg. there's sort of a cold rain that has descended here on southern israel, but all is quiet on the southern front. the only sounds we are hearing is the tanks and the armored personnel carriers that the israeli army brought out to possibly launch a ground invasion of gaza now heading north, back to their bases. as life, at least a little bit, begins to return to normal. for the past eight days, we've been at this shopping center. it was deserted. now you can barely find a place to park a
? >> no country would tolerate rocket attacks against its cities and civilians. israel can't tolerate such a thing. >> i just got off the phone with the israeli ambassador to washington, michael orrin and he says right now, there is no agreement to a cease-fire in israel by the israelis in the gaza strip. >> we heard the escalation and we are hoping for restoration of calm and hoping for complications. >> i strongly caution against these ground operations. >> president obama asked me to come here with a clear message, america's commitment to israel is unwavering. that is why we believe it is essential to de-escalate the situation in gaza. >> i can tell you the future of diplomacy here still remains very uncertain. what i can tell you for sure is that this air war did intensity. today alone. they fired more than 150 rockets into israel. >> it's a long term solution can be put in place through diplomatic means than israel would be a willing partner to such a solution. a stronger military action is necessary to stop the constant barrage of rockets, israel will not hesitate to do what is necessary to
at the pentagon city mall at arlington, virginia. she joins us now. stacey, some 200 stores in this mall, four levels? what have you been seeing? >> it's enormous. if you want to shop this is the place to do it. some of the anchor stores, larger retailers opened at midnight. the store in general opened at 5:00 this morning. i just got some numbers on the parking lot which usually can tell you some idea of how many people are here. it's about 15% full. that is as of 5:00 a.m. keep in mind, that's 5:00 a.m. and we also have a metro station within walking distance of the mall. so many people come here that way. people are steady filing in. and, i just got this, which is i've not seen black fridays before, this is a shopper bag that they are providing, a shopper relief bag to shoppers out here. they've got some really neat items, bottled water. they have hand sanitizer. there are smacks in here, candy and ships and a lot of coupons for the stores. so that's on top of the black friday deals they're already offering. these are available as supplies last. made me feel good because i haven't been able
'agata in gaza. >> reporter: city skyline was filled with smoke as israeli tanks fired shells followed by air strikes. when we drove to one neighborhood to take a closer look, another strike came in. the bomb landed less than a hundred yards from us. residents scrambled for safety. our next stop was the hospital. there had been a number of explosions here in gaza this afternoon with casualties brought here to the hospital. we've heard reports that at least ten people have been killed in the last hour alone. they are all civilian, we're told, that's caused anger and outrage here in gaza city. hamas kept up its offensive too, firing more missiles into israel. and in the streets, militants shot dead six palestinians suspected of collaborating with israel one body was dragged through the street as people cheered. others packed up and fled as israeli warplanes dropped leaflets warning gazans to get out. hamas urged residents to ignore the warnings calling it psychological warfare. human rights activists said that despite the mounting casualties, hamas still has widespread support. >> i think if th
in gaza city. arwa, what's the atmosphere like in gaza city, and is there a sense that hamas has strengthened its position through the last eight or nine days? >> reporter: there is to a certain degree if you look at the terms of the cease-fire. at the very least, it does state israel most open its border crossings. we don't know what it will translate to at this stage. but from the people we speak to here, they do feel that this time around, the israelis, yes, it was indirectly, but they were forced to come to an agreement via the mediator, versus four years ago. the mood on the street here earlier was one of celebration. some people celebrating the fact that they do view this as being a victory over israel as having stood up in the face of what they describe to be israeli aggression, but for others, it was celebrating the fact that after days of bombardment, they were able to just go outside. >> yes, you can see the pictures here of people looking jubilant, probably just getting out, as you say. when you look at the way this has played out particularly, clearly mohamed morsi pl
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commission, could mean less money, and congressman king ensured that the city received more for counterterrorism. even though he will not have the top spot, he'll work with the new chair to continue to secure that. take a look at this, this is an 80-foot yacht burning off the miami coast. three people on board jumped off and had to be rescued by the coast guard. they were not hurt and the coast guard fired water canons to put out the boat. it's not own how it started. it's worth $950,000 to maybe a million dollars, maybe nor. passenger on a plane trying to land in kentucky after the pilot pulled up at the last minute to avoid slamming into another plane at cincinnati airport. everyone on board do see what was about to hand and relieved when he didn't land. what is alarming my mom and stepfather were flying into the airport last night on a small plane. mom, if you're watching, e-mail me and-- was she flying the plane. >> i'm not sure. >> alisyn: not sure what's happening on that plane but it's possible my mom was on it. e-mail me, mom. >> less' talk about what happened during
that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. jon: it will cost you more to drive during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. on this day before thanksgiving, drivers are paying an average of $3.42 per gallon of regular gas, 7 cents more than a year ago. we are our prices headed up? will the conflict in the middle east cost you more the pump? fox business network sandra smith is here with more. reporter: well, the bad news from you already gave it. prices are higher than they were at the same time last year. the good news is that prices have been falling just in time for the thanksgiving holiday season at $3.42 per gallon. prices are down about three pennies from where they were just a week ago. a full 8 cents lower than theye. it could not com
if they can do it. at the jersey city location, there's a key yociosk inside to the confirmation e-mail. promise achieved -- 1:44 seconds later. next walmart in new jersey. no time promises here. our producer presents the receipt and gets the console in 2:05 seconds. now best buy. no guarantees on wait time here either but after the receipt is taken, we have console in hand in just 1:58 seconds. >> have a great day. enjoy. >> sears wins again. of course there is a human element involved in this. we did this before black friday so this could shift a bit depending on region or even store location but so far retailers are delivering on their promises. >> pretty nice, courtney. sears, the big winner there. >>> the quick turnaround at those stores may be the only thing that's moving quickly on this wednesday, this getaway weekend. planes, trains, automobiles, no matter how you want to get there this thanksgiving, phil lebeau has it covered and he joins us from o'hare. phil? >> reporter: you know, tyler, this may be the smoothest start to any thanksgiving travel weekend that i can remem
injured the other three. she still faces felony charges in those cases. >>> and new york city police hunting for a possible serial killer are questioning a person of interest. they picked up a man believed to be the person spotted in surveillance video near two of the three execution-style murders. now the victims were all middle eastern, store owners, shot with the same gun. officers took the man into custody in brooklyn last night after receiving a tip from nervous residents. >>> well, ahead of the big day tomorrow, thousands lined up in los angeles for the annual turkey dinner giveaway. the owner of a limousine company organized the event, providing the bird, cornbread, miamis, cranberry sauce, and more to senior citizens on fixed incomes and other families who are in need. one woman said the seven-hour wait was humbling but worth it. >>> speaking of waiting, these shoppers set up their tents yesterday outside a best buy in the garden state of new jersey. they are first in line for black friday bargains. the sisters work in the health care industry. and every year they take the en
. this is the scene right now in gaza city. it's remarkable. for the first time in days people are out in the streets. they are celebrating. traffic is bumper-to-bumper. everyone, everyone appears to be in celebration. people waving flags and firing guns in the air. while our crews saw outgoing rockets and heard explosions in the hours leading up to the cease-fire deadline, they've seen little or no military activity since then only the celebrating. [ gunfire ] secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister announced the deal in cairo after the secretary spent the day in intense face-to-face talks with the leaders of israel, the palestinian authority and egypt. >> this is a critical moment for the region. egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership it has long made this country a cornerstone of regional stability and peace. >> we're still learning details of the agreement between the israelis and hamas. egypt and the united states apparently have assumed important major roles in keeping the peace and preventing new supplies of rockets from being smuggled into
about it. >> that's true. in fact, tens of thousands of palestinians showed up in gaza city. and actually in cities all across the gaza strip to hear from various leaders of all of the palestinian factions. the biggest one was by far and large in gaza city. some leaders we haven't heard in the past eight days, many in hiding, came out today to address the thousands of people who gathered. they're portraying this and describing this as a victory. they say for the first time hamas has not only defeated israel, but has also shown the world what they're about against a back drop of changes taking place all across the arab world. they also sent a message to the united states saying that they should, the united states should support the palestinian people and not the occupation. hamas was going to remain defiant in the face of israel's aggression on its people. alex? >> okay. thank you very much for the latest from gaza. we go from there to israel. nbc's martin fletcher is standing by in tel aviv for us. benjamin netanyahu spoke to the media a couple of hours ago. what did he say,
? it is absurd. and the nlrb, there's happy with the complicity in los angeles of the city in which they are not required permits for what will obviously be a disruption at l.a. international and the port authority. it is really disturbing to watch it. melissa: in both cases i was reading through their list of grievances, they both talk about high health care costs. obama carries on the way, why strike about that? >> this is a lashing out by severely stricken, if you will, -@organized labor movement in ts country. they represent 7.5% of the total workers in the country even with the effort of this administration they can't move their membership forward. melissa: they remind me of my two-year-old at a time. it was wal-mart in particular, definitely won't have the desired affect. even if we sympathize. >> sympathize with what, people have jobs? by the way, nobody is forcing anybody to work for wal-mart, nobody is compelling them to do so. and the only one interested in course in here is the service employee unions themselves. to me it is regrettable, it is regrettable they are being p
areas of the city, across from the the israeli defense headquarters. >> there was at least a package from a suicide bomber that planted it. >> reporter: as a delicate cease-fire takes hold, the temporary goals for both sides is to prevent more injures. and the white house says it hopes to use the cease-fire to prevent the smuggling the weapons into hamas. mark greenblatt, abc, new york. >> thank you, mark. describing it as tenuous. there's a cease-fire here. but interesting number here, zeer r zero, that's the number of past cease-fires that took place since that in november. there's not a good track record here. happy for moment but there's no telling how long this will last a few weeks a few months, a few years, but nothing happened. >> hillary clinton saying it's a perfect moment for them and with president morsi who is just elected. that's critical in making sure this works. >> they were a key broker. but they do have a key in this, hamas. it's a balancing act to say the least. >> definitely. >>> well, one of the most trying travel days of the year has come and go. hopefully, you
hosni mubark. but today, they were aimed at egypt's new leader. in the coastal city of alexandria, opponents set fire to the offices of president mohammed morsi's political party, the muslim brotherhood. there and elsewhere in egypt today, the president's critics and supporters clashed in the streets over his decree yesterday exempting himself from judicial review, and giving him authority to take steps against "threats to the revolution." morsi, egypt's first freely elected president, took office in june. in recent days, he'd garnered worldwide praise for mediating a cease-fire between israel and hamas. today, he told a supportive crowd outside the presidential palace in cairo that granting himself sweeping powers was necessary to prevent figures from the old regime from halting progress. >> ( translated ): i haven't taken a decision to use it against anyone-- to go against anyone is something that i could never be associated with-- or announcing that i am biased towards anyone. however, i must put myself on a clear path that will lead to the achievement of a clear goal. >> brown
was killed. >>> san francisco lawmakers narrowly voted 6-5 to ban public nudity in the city. after the vote last night, a small group of protesters started undressing, but they were covered up by police. the ban goes into effect february 1st. there are exceptions, though. nudity will be allowed in some street fairs and parades. >>> and 43 million americans are expected to travel this thanksgiving holiday, although it's coming at a price. transportation experts say a lot of people are cutting back on summer vacations to save money or they're moving thanksgiving dinner until saturday because that's when they can get cheaper air fares. >>> and some people have more to be thankful for than others this week. here's cnbc's list of top paid ceos in the nation. number five, richard adkerson of freeport-mcmoran copper & gold who makes $49 million a year. number four, les moonves of cbs, $52 million. ron johnson of jcpenney, $53 million. number two is larry ellison of oracle at $70 million. and the top-paid ceo tim cook from apple, $95 million. when you give a child a toy, it has to work. ♪ make ju
on the streets of gaza city. but there's a much longer list of winners and losers. here is cnn's paula newton. >> reporter: however crude the calculation, especially amid the civilian casualties, there are winners and losers in this truce, and they are already reshaping political alignses in the region. we begin in egypt, and its president, mohamed morsi. clearly underestimated, his deft handling of what is a mine field of competing interests has given him much needed political capital in both the arab world and the united states. >> first civilian president in egypt perceived as a weak leader has much to everyone's surprise delivered. >> reporter: then there's israel and its tenacious prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. after israel targeted and killed hamas' military leader, he launched air strikes, hitting more than 1,500 targets in gaza, dismantling some of hamas' arsenal of weapons. and israel had a successful come bait debut of iron dome that kept rockets from hitting israeli civilians. but the counter point is ironic. hamas emerges as a big winner from this conflict and its truce. >> h
both around tel aviv and other major cities, taking into consideration there's a heightened attempt. >> one final question. at least one person was involved, but there could have been more? >> there could have been more, but we're trying to understand if someone fled the scene. all this is under investigation by the israel national police. >> mickey rosin feld chief spokesman for the israeli police, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> we'll take a quick break. ben wedeman is standing by. stay with us. match that price. that's her "huge savings" face. yeah. don't worry, i get it all the time. [ male announcer ] we guarantee our low prices. even our black friday prices are backed by ad match. the first and only place to go this black friday. walmart. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant...
by hamas and a bus bombing in the city of tel aviv. at this moment, we are getting reports of rockets flying from the gaza strip into israel. let's get to leave until -- leland vittert. reporter: we are certainly further along towards the cease-fire than when we talked last night. everything fell apart and the wheels came off. there has been an announcement of a broader agreements between hamas and israel. the israelis, the number one thing they wanted was an end to the rocket. that is the very key thing for the israeli people. the israelis and jihad and other organizations, egypt is being held responsible by the united states and the entire world for the rockets coming out of the gaza strip, if there are any. another point to make is that there is going to be a cessation attempts to stop the weapons smuggling that is coming from egypt into the gaza strip. if you look at this live, there is a faint glow and rocket interceptor that went out. the school has now burned out. but we are not at the point of the cease-fire agreement as of yet. that will come in about 58 minutes. you just hea
in new york city. some 11,000 people huddled up outside waiting for the doors to open finally got. in the mall of american in minneapolis reports 30,000 folks showed up there for the mall's opening at midnight. that's up 10,000 from last year. things were a little different this time around in the sense that several major chains actually opened last evening it worked out pretty well for the folks who shopped at those locations this morning. >> we are in the in between crowd. the crazy people that come really early and then, you know, the people that sleep in. >> of course, there were also the scattered reports of violence and stupidity amid the crowds. [screaming] >> holy cow, this amateur video shows wal-mart shoppers in georgia pushing each other to get their hands on prepaid cell phones that were on sale. also in san antonio a guy pulled a gun on another man who was trying to cut in line at a mall. and police in springfield, massachusetts say a man there left his girlfriend's 2-year-old sonnen in the parking lot of a k-mart while he drove away with a brand new tv. we have team
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